Frederick N. Howser

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Frederick N. Howser (April 11, 1905 – April 26, 1987) was the 22nd Attorney General of California.

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Personal information[edit]

Howser was born in Nebraska on April 11, 1905. Before Howser was elected Attorney General, he served two terms as an assembly member for the 71st District. After his terms as an assembly member, he was appointed District Attorney for Los Angeles County. During his term as Attorney General, in the midst of the Korean War, Howser focused his efforts at improving communications between Washington and the West.[1]

He made several other attempts running for political offices, including a run in the 1932 House of Representatives election for the California 12th district running against John H. Hoeppel and losing 45.8% to 43.2%. Howser was also a Superior Court judge, and prior to this, he served in the California State Assembly from 1941–1945.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Frederick N. Howser, 22nd Attorney General". State of California Department of Justice. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
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Preceded by
Robert W. Kenny
California Attorney General
Succeeded by
Pat Brown